Walk-in-Interview on 25-Oct-2017 for ONE position of JRF/PF at SENR

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Applications invited for ONE position of JRF/PF under DST projects

Last Date for Application submission : open

Walk-in-Interview on 25-Oct-2017

Doon University, Dehradun


Applications are invited for the one temporary position of Junior Research Fellows/Project Fellows (JRF/PF) under the DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored projects at School of Environment & Natural Resources (SENR). The eligible candidates should send their CVs to the PI of the project.

1. Project : Data assimilation of satellite Observations into the regional chemical transport model (CTM) for air quality reanalyses and forecasts over India

Funded by : Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST, Govt of India

PI : Dr. Ujjwal Kumar, School of Environment & Natural Resources (SENR)

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Position Advertised

Age Limit (As on the date of interview)

Age relaxation (if any)

Monthly Fellowship


Essential QualificationDesired Qualification


Junior Research Fellow/Project Fellow


Shall not be more than 28 years

Age limit is relaxable by five years for  candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Women and Physically Challenged applicants.

Rs. 25,000/- + HRA for NET qualified candidates.


Rs. 16,000/ + HRA for non-NET candidates.

One year, can be extended up to three years or coterminus with the project subject to the progress review of the candidate.

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. or equivalent in Environmental Science/Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/Physical Sciences/Mathematical Sciences/Computer Science or in a similar closely related discipline from a recognized University/Institution.


Desirable Qualification : should have interest in atmospheric science particularly air quality modelling. Familiarity with at least one of the programming languages such as FORTRAN/C++ and should have flavour of MATLAB or PYTHON or IDL especially for visualisation purpose, Should be able to demonstrate working ability in UNIX environment.

Nature of work: Project will be carried out in different phases. The initial work will include running a chemical transport model (CTM) such as WRF-CHEM or LOTOS-EUROS  in UNIX environment on HPC. The fellow is also expected to work with the satellite data such as MODIS-AOD and OMI-NO2. Finally, one of the data assimilation techniques would be deployed for the assimilation of satellite data into the model.

For the Walk-in-Interview, Please bring the followings with you

1. A powerpoint or equivalent presentation of not more than 5-7 slides that clearly describes your own project/research experience that can be directly related to the current project requirement.
2. A copy of your CV
3. A copy of your research papers/project report, if any
3. Your original certificates of Educational Qualification

No TA-DA shall be paid for appearing in the interview. 
Source : Doon University